Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park : Uganda is one of the most interesting destinations to have an exclusive safari adventure from when it comes to wildlife safaris and for that case thousands come to the pearl of Africa to have some of the most thrilling adventures in the country

While in the pearl of Africa there are lots of Uganda safari activities to engage in and get to sight see the countries beautiful landscapes and the excellent national parks and game reserves in the country are there to ensure that one is fully satisfied of their safaris.

As we all  know that Uganda is blessed with several attractions and these are found in different destinations one of these destinations is the great queen Elizabeth national park which is racked to be the second largest national park in the country.

It is located in the western region of Uganda ranked as the most visited national park compared to all other nine game parks in the country covering a total surface area of about 2080 square kilometers and the only destination in the pearl of Africa where one can be able to sight see tree-climbing lions in Uganda. more so, queen Elizabeth national park crosses over four districts such as; kamwenge, kasese, rukungiri, rubirizi.

Queen Elizabeth national park is also famously known for its beautiful volcanic features such as; crater lakes such as; lake katwe, lake edward, lake gorge and other deep craters, and also the greater chances of exploring through the maragambo forest and the kyambura gorge where they get chances to over look at the tree-climbing lions.

Queen Elizabeth national park is a cool place surrounded with a calm environment hence enabling individuals to relax away from the noise in town and the cities, the national park also derived its name from the late queen of England in the late 1954 after her majesty’s visit to the national park.

Safari activities in Queen Elizabeth national park

Individuals on an exploration in  Queen Elizabeth National Park are always granted with great opportunities to engage in many interesting safari activities while at the park an these activities include the following;

Game drives.

Game drives are some of the ways one can get to know more about the great Queen Elizabeth National Park and most individuals that game drive in the national park have chances to sight several animals move freely in the parks grounds more so this activity lasts for about 3-4 hours as one marvels a animals such as; leopards, Uganda kob, buffalos, lions, elephants, elands, bush babies, warthogs and many others.

Tracking tree-climbing lions.

As earlier mentioned, queen Elizabeth national park is famously known of its tree climbing lions  these can be sighted in areas like; the ishasha sector by sightseers making this the major attraction in the national park  and this safari activity helps on the improvement of the tourism industry of Uganda, tracking tree-climbing lions is one of the ways to appreciate the national parks beauty and according to guides these species climb up trees as way of easy hunting and keeping them safe from biting parasites.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wildlife viewing.

One can get chances to sight see very wildlife species because it is a home to over 95 mammal species such as; warthogs, leopards, bush pigs, hyenas, Uganda kobs, and it is a home to over primate species such as; L’hoest monkeys, chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, which are easily spotted kyambura gorge and maragambo forest.

Bird watching.

Queen Elizabeth National park is known to be a birders paradise whereby individuals having their stay in this national park always wake up to beautiful melodies of the birds singing. More so, this national park is a good destination for a couple that also happens to be bird lovers due to the fact that it is a home to over 605 bird species and therefore this gives them a chance to sight see at many bird species such as; cuckoos, water thick knee, flamingos, the African fin foot, grey-winged robinchaf, fish eagles, red chested sunbird, warblers, and many others. more so, these bird species are best spotted in areas like; around the crater lakes, Kyambura gorge, in Maramagambo forest, the savannah plains, the Kazinga channel crater lakes.

More so, they also engage in other activities like; chimpanzee trekking, guided nature walks, community visits, cultural encounters, hot air balloons and many others.

Contact our trusted tour operators in case of more information about Queen Elizabeth National Park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Focus East Africa Tours who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Uganda.